Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum

Mostly found in children, this viral infection is characterised by small raised lumps, which can be itchy. Typically the lumps appear pink, waxy and have a small pit in the centre. They can spread to other areas of the skin and to other people. Molluscum Contagiosum...
Vitiligo

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a disorder of the skin where the pigment is lost. White patches appear on the skin beginning in commonly exposed areas such as the face, fingers and toes. Generally treatment aims to limit progression and monitor the lesions. Treatment options include...
Rosacea

Rosacea

Rosacea is a rash generally affecting the centre of the face. The distinguishing feature is redness and this can be short-lived or be more permanent. Causes include genetic factors, environmental conditions or an inflammatory response. Face creams and topical steroids...
Eczema

Eczema

Eczema is characterised by dry, inflamed skin. The skin often becomes broken, which can be painful and itchy. Eczema can be acute or chronic. Treatment options include identifying and reducing irritants, emollients, topical steroids, anti-inflammatory creams,...
Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

There are three types of skin cancer; BCC (Basal Cell Carcinoma), SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma) and Melanoma. The nature of these cancers varies in severity. Basal Cell Carcinomas are the most common type of skin cancer and are slow growing. Squamous Cell Carcinomas...
Seborrhoeic Keratoses

Seborrhoeic Keratoses

Seborrhoeic keratoses are harmless spots that often mimic skin cancers. They are usually unsightly in appearance and can sometimes become quite large and dark brown in colour. They are however generally very safe and can be left untreated. If treatment is required for...